Official Information on the GED
Thanks to a generous grant from Atmos Energy, the Dallas Public Library is now an official GED Testing Center™. The Atmos Energy GED Testing Center is located on the 3rd floor of the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, 1515 Young Street, Dallas, TX 75201.
Adults who are interested in testing are encouraged to enroll in a Dallas Public Library GED preparation class in-person or online or enroll in a GED preparation course through one of our many partners. Once you are ready to test, register for an account on www.GED.com, find the “J. Erik Jonsson Central Library” on the list of locations and schedule yourself to take one or all of the GED subject tests. Scholarships for testing fees are available to all GED ready students attending a library GED class or a GED class from one of our community partners.
GED Test Scholarships
Thanks to a generous donation from Atmos Energy, the Dallas Public Library is offering GED Test Scholarships to students meeting the following qualifications:
Get Prepared @ Your DPL
Online PreparationAdult Learning Center – live online tutor helps with your GED subject questions. Log-in with your Dallas Public Library card and PIN here.
Learning Express Library 3.0 - Prepare for the GED exam. Improve or refresh basic skills in reading, writing, and math.
IMPORTANT: All new students MUST attend an in-person orientation prior to enrollment in a Dallas Public Library Guided GED Preparation Center. Please call 214-671-8291 to register for an upcoming GED orientation.
Guided GED Preparation Centers
North Oak Cliff
J. Erik Jonsson Central
Aberg Center for Literacy – Location in East Dallas - Spanish classes available
Collin County Adult Literacy Council – Locations throughout Collin County
Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) – Locations throughout Dallas County
Dallas ISD Adult Basic Education – Locations throughout Dallas County
Phone: (972) 794-7800
Garland ISD – Location in Garland - Spanish classes available
Goodwill Industries of Dallas – Location in West Dallas
Jubilee Park Community Center – Location in South Dallas
LIFT (Literacy Instruction for Texas) – Location in Downtown Dallas
Plano ISD (Plaza Comunitaria) – Location in Plano
Plano Family Literacy – Location in Plano
Richardson Public Library (Plaza Comunitaria) – Location in Richardson
Urban League – Locations throughout Dallas County
Wilkinson Center – Location in Pleasant Grove area
For additional listings near you, visit the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning’s Provider Directory